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    Fancying up existing models

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    I've recently acquired 3 Amazons and am adding just a little color to make them distinctive. The left-most is a Cleopatra which is getting a beige hull below the gunports. The center is an...
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    Keith, I went to the link and it said that...

    Keith, I went to the link and it said that Bailiwick Tees is not selling on Etsy. I wasn't sure what to do next.
  3. Thread: A Side Project

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    Here's a link to what she looked like before this...

    Here's a link to what she looked like before this latest conversion. The original version is in the lower left corner.

    https://www.sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=36510&d=1521586085...
  4. Thread: A Side Project

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    A Side Project

    A few years back I had an extra sloop floating around and decided to make something. I had all the brigs and schooners that I wanted, so I chose to make a brigantine.

    In my original attempt, I...
  5. Thread: Ground Cover

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    Ground Cover

    Here's a little something I found exploring a remote island, Cumberland Island, Georgia.

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    It's called reindeer moss. I think you can find it in craft stores. I thought it might work well...
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    Has Henry changed something about his designs? ...

    Has Henry changed something about his designs? The guns look more robust and in keeping with SoG size than the KS with the Victory and Santissima Trinidad that we all bought into a few years back.
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    58888 Even without sails, seeing a Baltimore...

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    Even without sails, seeing a Baltimore Clipper come up astern is pretty cool.

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    Thank goodness they still have their tompions in the cannons.

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    Sails of Glory at Full Scale

    Suzanne and I are attending Downrigging Weekend on Grace.

    Here I am tacking Agility behind Sultana. I'm sure I could have taken her if I had any sort of armament or a bigger crew.

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    That is very nice! Is that actually 1/1000?

    That is very nice! Is that actually 1/1000?
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    The finished lugger, Agilite'. 58876 58877

    The finished lugger, Agilite'.

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    Obviously, as the two ships bumped, one of your...

    Obviously, as the two ships bumped, one of your gunners did a pratfall on a powdermonkey while holding a linstock.
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    58864 Agilite' with two sisters for...

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    Agilite' with two sisters for comparison.

    Today's progress; the hull is done. The sails have gotten their first paint.
  13. Thread: Sail Repair?

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    I like your reasoning, Kirk. That does seem like...

    I like your reasoning, Kirk. That does seem like a better way to present it.
  14. Thread: Sail Repair?

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    I have heavily modified the rules for our games. ...

    I have heavily modified the rules for our games. As I recall in the standard rules, a sail hit has no immediate effect, but every 2 sail hits reduces a ship's top speed by 1. 6 sail hits is the...
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    That certainly is a lot of horsepower to wrangle....

    That certainly is a lot of horsepower to wrangle. No wonder it takes so many men!
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    The fore and main courses are 0.060" carbon fiber...

    The fore and main courses are 0.060" carbon fiber rod. The topmasts and mizzen are 0.030" carbon fiber. The yards, bowsprit, and boomkin are styrene rod.
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    58863 Here's a temporary fitting of...

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    Here's a temporary fitting of everything. I'm quite satisfied with the effect so far, but lots of painting and fitting to go.
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    David, what is full easy sail?

    David, what is full easy sail?
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    58862 Boomkin and bowsprit attached, though...

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    Boomkin and bowsprit attached, though bowsprit will be cut down a little. Mizzen is temporarily fitted.
  20. Thread: First Broadside

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    :thumbsup: I concur. It is a good idea! This may...

    :thumbsup: I concur. It is a good idea! This may well be replacing the official rule in our games.

    One thing though; what if the firing player draws no 0's? Might he not feel cheated?
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    58859 The incision is made. The quarterdeck is...

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    The incision is made. The quarterdeck is shortened by the width of 1 gunport.

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    The two halves are glued together and the stem on. An Alligator is included for comparison.
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    58855 The hull has arrived for Agilite'. The...

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    The hull has arrived for Agilite'. The square rigger masts are off, and the beakhead sanded away. It seems that luggers have rounded bows. I'm considering adding a stem piece. I'm also...
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    I concur with Rob, Vol. Your modeling skills are...

    I concur with Rob, Vol. Your modeling skills are exceptional!
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    Shoot. Those of us who came late will never...

    Shoot. Those of us who came late will never know.:sad:
  25. Thread: Mast Repair

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    How about this for an explanation; square riggers...

    How about this for an explanation; square riggers "masts were made up of 3 separate masts. The course was the big one at the bottom. Above that was the topmast, and above them all was the topgallant...
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